There are 44 African American members of Congress. Next year, five more are expected to join them, bringing the total to 49. That will represent the highest number of Blacks in Congress in American history. But will it make a ...
What was Alessandra Stanley, the longtime television critic of The New York Times, thinking that caused her in that now-infamous article to mis-label Shonda Rhimes, the television-hit maker, as the paragon of the “Angry Black Woman” and traffic in the ...
On Sept. 15, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka did something quite fascinating. He spoke to a labor audience in St. Louis about race and racism
Most Black owned-business in Dallas are small, but they provide important services to the community and are vital for the community’s survival
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has finally emerged from his self-imposed witness protection program, held a press conference, and even attended a football game Sunday.
While many people are preparing for the fall season and anticipating the kickoff of the State Fair of Texas, others are reflecting upon a difficult time in their lives
“Adrian Peterson Indicted” reads The New York Times online story by Steve Eder and Pat Borziof, Sept. 12.
When my mother Thelma Williams first discovered that my older brother Gerald Williams was suffering from a mental illness two years after his birth she began praying and never stopped.
Too often people who have experienced and endured long-term oppression and suffering take for granted some of the socioeconomic and political indicators of progress. In other words, it is important periodically to assess both the setbacks and the gains that ...
Thursday night Friendship-West Community Baptist Church hosted a town hall meeting with Dallas County District Attorney Craig Watkins, Police Chief David Brown and Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez.
The NFL – which has been referred to as everything from the National Felons League to, in the cases of players,
Whenever someone accuses an African American of playing the “race card,” I cringe.
“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.” – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Amid stagnant wages, nagging underemployment and unemployment, many families continue to struggle with their finances. Some may even have wondered: “Will we ever make financial headway?”
I recently saw a video where an unseen person was heard telling Jackson that he wasn’t needed in St. Louis, and where had Jackson been before all this took place.